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Stop being led around by life and take control. The Sunday Stoic Podcast explores the application of ancient philosophy to modern life. Stoicism will help you to remember what is important in life, not to be affected by things you can't control, how to be mindful everyday and how to make life better for those around you.

Stop being led around by life and take control. The Sunday Stoic Podcast explores the application of ancient philosophy to modern life. Stoicism will help you to remember what is important in life, not to be affected by things you can't control, how to be mindful everyday and how to make life better for those around you.
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Stop being led around by life and take control. The Sunday Stoic Podcast explores the application of ancient philosophy to modern life. Stoicism will help you to remember what is important in life, not to be affected by things you can't control, how to be mindful everyday and how to make life better for those around you.

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Episodes

141: Write Like a Stoic

9/15/2019
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Writing helps us to combine all of the ideas we've obtained by reading into our own words. In this episode, I try to follow that advice and write a philosophical letter to my niece. Upcoming Stoic Webinar on Sept. 21st! https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RV2JbxzIR82TncW-PFiB4A

Duration:00:10:27

140: Epictetus On Illness

9/7/2019
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In this episode, Epictetus discusses the importance of not letting our pain and illness define who we are and what we do. College of Stoic Philosophers Webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RV2JbxzIR82TncW-PFiB4A Episode 56: Stoicism and Illness https://www.spreaker.com/episode/14568694

Duration:00:19:07

139: Daoism and Stoicism with Benjamin Rider

9/1/2019
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Dr. Benjamin Rider (University of Central Arkansas) joins the podcast to discuss similarities between Daoism (Taoism) and Stoicism. You can find his paper on this subject here: https://www.academia.edu/29366003/Living_in_Agreement_Stoicism_and_Daoism_on_the_Sage September 21st Webinar with the College of Stoic Philosophers: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RV2JbxzIR82TncW-PFiB4A Support the show by going to www.patreon.com/sundaystoic Stoic Challenge Coin:...

Duration:01:43:27

138: Primalosophy with Nick Holderbaum

8/25/2019
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Nick Holderbaum joins the show to discuss Stoicism and firefighting as well as his Podcast and health coaching business. You can find out more at https://www.primalosophy.com/ The College of Stoic Philosophers is offering a webinar discussion soon, sign up at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RV2JbxzIR82TncW-PFiB4A If you would like a Sunday Stoic Challenge Coin, go to Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/sundaystoic

Duration:00:24:33

137: Achieving Eudaimonia Moment by Moment

8/18/2019
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If we want to live a good life, we have to live well each moment. Today we'll discuss arete and how to apply it to live the good life. Pew research poll discussed in this episode: https://www.pewforum.org/2018/11/20/where-americans-find-meaning-in-life/ College of Stoic Philosophers: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RV2JbxzIR82TncW-PFiB4A Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/sundaystoic

Duration:00:28:06

136: Eudaimonia: Know Thyself

8/11/2019
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Eudaimonia, or flourishing, is the goal of not just the Stoics, but many schools of thought. In this episode we'll explore look at what Eudaimonia means and how it might apply to us as individuals. Purchase a Sunday Stoic Challenge Coin at https://www.etsy.com/shop/SundayStoic The College of Stoic Philosophers up coming webinar Registration: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RV2JbxzIR82TncW-PFiB4A Resources for this Show: https://www.valuescentre.com/tools-assessments/pva/...

Duration:00:16:28

135: Work-Life Balance

8/4/2019
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How can you use Stoicism to keep from dragging work home with you? This episode is inspired by https://ideas.ted.com/never-take-a-bad-work-day-home-again-using-these-3-steps/amp/?__twitter_impression=true Get a Sunday Stoic Coin: https://www.etsy.com/shop/SundayStoic The School of Stoic Philosophers: http://www.collegeofstoicphilosophers.org Next week: Eudiamonia: https://positivepsychology.com/eudaimonia/

Duration:00:17:03

134: Top 10 Lessons from Cicero's On Ends

7/28/2019
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Last week we listened to an in depth conversation between Cato and Cicero. This week I want to summarize the top 10 points from their discussion about the philosophy of Stoicism from Book 3 of Cicero's On Ends. http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Cicero/de_Finibus/home.html Today's Music "If we only could have escaped sooner" provided by DGOreodont

Duration:00:17:08

133: Good vs. value with Cato and Cicero

7/21/2019
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Today we'll eavesdrop on a conversation between Cicero on Cato discussing the basic tenants of Stoicism. In this episode, Cato will distinguish things that are Good vs. things that are valuable and the need for virtue to live a good life. http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Cicero/de_Finibus/3*.html My Discord Channel https://discord.gg/GNcHgAp

Duration:00:39:47

132: Neil Armstrong

7/14/2019
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Neil Armstrong was a man with character, someone that I try to model myself after, humble, intelligent, and hard working, he was an excellent example of humanity. I had the chance to see him once as a teenager and it left a permanent mark on me.

Duration:00:36:02

131: The God Within Us

7/7/2019
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The Stoics believed that we each have a spark of the divine within ourselves, the power of reason. We can improve this power over our lifetime and eventually, at least in one aspect, be equals to the gods. Most modern Stoics do not necessarily pay much attention to this and focus only on the ethics of Stoicism. God or atoms, does it matter?

Duration:00:23:47

The St Joseph River

7/6/2019
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A short porchcast from the banks of the St Joseph River on our family road trip.

Duration:00:05:28

130: Stoic Charity

6/30/2019
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Temperance, Wisdom, Justice, Fortitude, we are familiar with these virtues, but what about charity? Today we'll here from Musonius Rufus, Seneca and Marcus Aurelius, we'll also see an example of Stoic charity from Epictetus.

Duration:00:08:02

129: Improving Your Life With Technology

6/23/2019
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The technology we use most often is designed to be addictive. It is easy to bash it, complain and talk about how good things used to be. But on the other hand, technology is amazing. In this episode we explore how it is useful for growing as a Stoic.

Duration:00:48:10

128: Stoicism and Creativity with Scott Perry

6/16/2019
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A chat with Scott Perry about the intersection of creativity and Stoicism. Scott discusses his career as a musician, teacher and his newest endeavor, Creative on Purpose https://creativeonpurpose.mykajabi.com/ To see a video of this interview go to https://youtu.be/TLkHa3VX1oM Support the show by going to sundaystoic/patreon.com or www.sundaystoicpodcast.com

Duration:00:56:06

127: Your Last Day On Earth

6/9/2019
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If you knew today was your last day, could you enjoy the little joy's the day had to offer? Today's episode is inspired by Montaigne. If we are to enjoy life, be brave and live to the fullest, we can't be scared of death. Today's episode plays with that theme

Duration:00:19:58

126: Marcus Aurelius and The Smell of Honesty

6/2/2019
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"Can I be honest with you?" Marcus Aurelius is writing to himself here reflecting on the importance of making honesty his default setting. He also reflects on other important aspects of living... the temporary nature of things, change and leading by example. Support the show by going to www.patreon.com/sundaystoic

Duration:00:23:02

125: Reality Check

5/26/2019
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You won't be here forever. In fact, it is impossible to even be remembered forever. This cold hard truth can give us the motivation focus on and care about the present. This week is a discussion of excerpts from the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Book 8. Support the show by visiting www.patreon.com/sundaystoic or by sending a one time donation via paypal to sundaystoic@gmail.com. Carpe Diem!

Duration:00:17:09

124: Mind Your Business

5/19/2019
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In Book 3 of the Meditations Marcus Aurelius tells himself to stop trying to read the minds of others and to pay attention to his own mind, his own tasks in the here and now. support the show by going to www.patreon.com/sundaystoic

Duration:00:09:01

On The Rim

5/15/2019
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Duration:00:03:25